1895Built by Cotton Brothers of Oakland, this steel bridge replaced several wooden bridges washed away in floods. It is the only bridge of the half-through truss design remaining in California. Purdon Crossing was a vital link of the main road from Nevada City to Downieville and the Northern Mines.
|Series||This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series|
|Placed By||E Clampus Vitus, Wm. Bull Meek – Wm. Morris Stewart, Chapter No. 10|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, October 19th, 2014 at 1:22am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||10S E 668360 N 4354932|
|Decimal Degrees||39.32743333, -121.04673333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 19.646', W 121° 2.804'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 19' 38.76" N, 121° 2' 48.24" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 19685-20199 Purdon Rd, Nevada City CA 95959, US|
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